Alec Etheredge, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Alabaster Main Story

Thompson softball team headed to state after remarkable comeback

With two outs on the board and in a 2-2 count, Thompson junior Ella Pate faced the biggest pitch of her life on Friday night, ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, May 14, 2021 9:59 pm

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Ruby Sunshine opening in Brook Highland Plaza

All-day brunch restaurant Ruby Sunshine has announced plans to open a second Birmingham location later this year in in Brook Highland Plaza. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, May 14, 2021 10:29 am

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Marvin Copes announces retirement from Shelby County RSVP

Marvin Copes, the coordinator for Shelby County’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program, will retire after nearly 13 years of service. Copes made the announcement on Wednesday, ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, May 14, 2021 10:13 am

Helena

Helena softball advances to Class 6A state tournament

Facing the most adversity they have all season on Thursday, May 13, the Helena softball team responded with their season on the line against Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, May 14, 2021 8:23 am

Alabaster Main Story

Bobby Joe Seales arrested for child pornography in Alabaster

Alabaster resident Bobby Joe Seales has been arrested on charges of child pornography according to a release from the Alabaster Police Department.  Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:26 pm

Alabaster Main Story

Thompson’s Harrell wins Gatorade Player of the Year award

After one year leading the Thompson Warriors, quarterback Conner Harrell has racked up several awards, but his latest may be the biggest so far. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:51 am

Helena

See photos from Helena’s opening day of softball regionals

Helena took down Benjamin Russell 6-1 and McAdory 12-5 on the opening day of the West Regional at Tuscaloosa's Bowers Park on Wednesday, May 12. ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:54 am

Columbiana

Columbiana man charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer

A Columbiana man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to murder a police officer during an arrest on Saturday, May 8. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:38 pm

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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations, delay of product expected

At 4 p.m. central daylight time on Wednesday, May 12, the Colonial Pipeline restarted its flow according to the company after it was forced to ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:54 pm

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Helena’s Hines wins Decathlon State Championship, others perform well

Competing against some of the state’s elite high school athletes, Damian Hines wasn’t intimidated heading into the AHSAA Decathlon State Championship May 10-11. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:16 am

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Spain Park wins third girls golf state championship in school history

After a beautiful approach shot from the 18th fairway and coming off a birdie on 17, Courtney Johnson left herself with great look at a ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:26 am

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Shelby County Schools names Support Persons of the Year

The Shelby County Board of Education presented the 2019-2020 Educational Support Personnel awards on Thursday, May 6, and honored members of the district’s support team.  Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:39 am

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Experts warn against panic buying as gas prices rise due to Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Gas prices have spiked close to 10 cents around the Birmingham-metro area since last week following a shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline—a portion of which ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:18 am

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Arts on Main event rescheduled for this weekend in Columbiana

Shelby County will host its inaugural Arts on Main event in Columbiana on Saturday, May 15, which is expected to be a day-long event filled ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:44 pm

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Chicken Fry’d to open early this summer in Chelsea

Jeff Webster, who owns Main Street Tavern in Montevallo and Station 31 in Chelsea, is now venturing into a new third restaurant called Chicken Fry’d. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Monday, May 10, 2021 10:20 am

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